"Hey! Richard!" Utack grinned, bouncing behind his friend, and waving a book in front of his face.
"Wha? Utack, what do you want?" Richard asked, looking over his shoulder at the boy's eager grin, which was only surpassed by that of his Mudfish, Swampy.
"Richard! Listen to this story with Swampy!" Utack exclaimed, jerking the book back and pushing it into the boy's face once more.
"Augh! This isn't one of those Dungeons and Dragons logbooks you had Linnone swipe, is it?" Richard groaned, rubbing his nose as he stumbled backwards, having been bumped by the book, clutched by his over-hyped friend.
Maybe. C'mon, just listen! It's no fun reading it to just Swamp alone, and Ryu doesn't wanna hear it!"
"Gee, I couldn't guess why
" Richard said with a sigh, shaking his head, "Look, I'd love to, but there's a guy claiming his Infernape is better than any Blaziken. I gotta go meet, defeat, then severely beat him
And not necessarily in that order!"
"Pleeeeeease!?" Utack plea